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posted in May 2010
Billing and subscription solution provider Aria has extended its service to PayPal, enabling businesses that accept PayPal to set up recurring payments or subscription plans.
Nitro PDF Software's new, free Reader application is a full-featured program for reading, annotating, and manipulating PDF files, while the new version of iAnnotate for the iPad adds e-mail integration.
Membership in the mobile workforce is growing rapidly, but a new survey from a remote connectivity vendor suggests that businesses may not be doing enough to support their employees' mobility needs.
Data Robotics has made its Drobo FS network storage unit, designed for small businesses, compatible with the Mac's built-in time Machine backup software, giving Mac-based companies a flexible option for workgroup backup.
Now out of private beta and open to all businesses, the FonGenie service lets SMBs establish their own telephone platform, complete with custom menus and caller information, without having to invest in their own infrastructure.
The latest version of the continuous backup and syncing software NTI Shadow, available for both PC and Mac, adds syncing in both directions, encryption, and other new features. And it's on sale through the end of this week.
The iPad versions of the three productivity apps in Apple's iWork suite have been given upgrades that add foreign language support, improve compatibility with other applications, and fix some minor issues.
The online backup service Carbonite has introduced a BlackBerry app that gives owners of that mobile device access to their backed-up files. The company also updated its similar iPhone app to support the SMB-oriented Carbonite Pro.
Companies that use Arc90's Kindling hosted idea management system can now integrate it with their SharePoint infrastructure, and users can contribute and comment on ideas from their e-mail program or their smartphone.
Midmarket-oriented online collaboration vendor Central Desktop will roll out Central Desktop for Office next month, which will enable multiple co-workers to edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents at the same time.
According to a recent survey, SMB IT spending will show a modest rise from last year, as businesses start to replace old equipment they've held onto longer than usual.